Windows Firewall: the best new security feature in Vista?

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 11:40 AM EST

It is interesting how some of the best security features in Windows receive either no attention, or get criticized for the strangest reasons. Case in point: Windows Firewall is one of the best firewalls out there, and yet much of the talk about it are complaints that outbound filtering is disabled by default. I believe there are a lot of incorrect assumptions and outright myths about outbound filtering, but more about those further down. Let's look at the positive side first.

At Jesper's blog.

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